Sunday 23 May 2021 11:30AM

Heath Quartet; Tom Poster piano

Beethoven and Elgar

  • Heath Quartet
  • Oliver Heath violin
  • Sara Wolstenholme violin
  • Gary Pomeroy viola
  • Christopher Murray cello
  • Tom Poster piano

The award-winning string quartet performs the last of Beethoven’s six quartets Op. 18. The set was written between 1798 and 1800 and was his most ambitious project yet. The quartet is joined before this by pianist Tom Poster for Elgar’s Piano Quintet, dedicated to the music critic Ernest Newman and premièred here at Wigmore Hall in 1919.

  • Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
      • Piano Quintet in A minor Op. 84
  • Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
      • String Quartet No. 6 in B flat Op. 18 No. 6